Screen mirroring or sharing technology is very popular nowadays as we have more and more devices and displays. For example iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has the built-in Apple AirPlay which can help us stream content from iOS device to TV, cast screen to TV. Samsung Galaxy phones have the Screen Mirror allowing us mirror Samsung phone screen to TV and with SideSync you can conveniently share the screen and data between your PC and mobile device. For more details, check out this Samsung phone screen presentation guide. Today we will discuss how Mi fans can cast screen from their Xiaomi or Redmi phone to a HDTV and Windows PC or Xiaomi phone screen presentation can be done in easy steps.
Cast screen from Xiaomi & Redmi phone to TV
Connect both your SmartTV and Xiaomi or Redmi phone to the same router or Wi-Fi network. Go to the TV Settings, find and enable Wi-Fi display or Wireless display on your TV. Head to your Xiaomi mobile phone Settings >> Network >> More >> Wireless display. Tap the toggle to turn on Wireless display on Xiaomi or Redmi phone, then your phone will automatically search available wireless display devices in the same network. Tap the wireless display name to connect, it could be your HDTV, your PC or else.
Cast screen from Xiaomi & Redmi phone to PC via MI PC Suite
Xiaomi provides its users the official Xiaomi phone manager software named “MI PC Suite” which has the screencast feature to allow users easily cast screen from Xiaomi Redmi phone to your PC big screen. Go to download the Mi PC suite here, install it on your computer. Run the Xiaomi phone PC suite and connect up your phone via USB, you will see a screen like below.
Under the phone preview window, you can find three options: screenshot, screencast and refresh. The first option is to help you take a screenshot on Xiaomi phone; the second option is for screen mirroring. Click on the screencast button, your phone screen will be mirrored and displayed on your PC screen.
Mirror screen from Xiaomi & Redmi phone to PC via third-party tools
Except the official Xiami phone manager software, there are many third party programs can also turn your PC into the wireless display for your smartphone. AirServer is one of the most well-known screen mirroring receiver software. AirServer is a premium software which costs $14.99. If you are looking for a free screen mirroring software for Xiaomi and more Android phones, you can choose Total Control. This is a famous Android PC control software which lets you cast Android phone screen to PC for free and control mobile phone remotely from a PC. Advanced phone PC control features may require a paid version. But you can use its free version for Xiaomi phone screen presentation and mirror without any fee.
Record Xiaomi Redmi phone screen on PC
Do you want to record screen of your Xiaomi or Redmi phone and save them as video files? Neither the Mi PC suite or the AirServer can help you do that. You will need to use a screen recorder software on your computer instead. For example, you can follow these steps to record screen on computer or this guide to record screen and webcam on PC.